We R Foco Shares the Untold Community-Focused Stories

Participants warm-up at an event to raise funds of the Matthews House. Image courtesy of collegian.com
We R FOCO Logo

Erica Vander Sande

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2018) – We R Foco is an initiative launched in August 2018 made up of businesses and organizations across all industries with one common goal: To support a culture of local economic vitality and community involvement. Together, more than 60 community-minded businesses have united to advocate for local practices.

The We R Foco website functions as a one-stop-shop for anything local and includes a complete business directory of each company involved, a list of events that these companies are involved in, a local job board that highlights positions for people interested in working locally and details on the importance. In addition, the We R Foco website features stories of its members, highlighting the many unique contributions they have made to the Fort Collins community. Snippets of four of these stories are below, with the full stories featured on www.werfoco.com/fort-collins-news-2.

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Since 1980, Crossroads Safehouse has been providing safe shelter to those in imminent danger, as well as providing outreach to our community in many ways. The shelter provides some of the comforts of home like a boutique and pet fostering. It also provides advocacy and access to legal advice and representation. All genders are welcome at Crossroads, a 29,000 square foot facility with 32 family suites and 104 beds.

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Complete We R Foco stories and details on the movement may be found at werfoco.com.

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